Attending College While in the Military
An In-Depth Guide to the Advantages of Going to College While Serving
Today’s military branches know the value of education and as a result have taken steps to assist with getting and paying for a post-secondary education while still serving one’s country. This guide details the realities of going to school while serving, enrollment options, sources of financial aid only available to military members, and a select list of resources that are helpful if considering or currently going to school while a member of the Armed Forces of the United States.
Enrollment Options for Active Duty and Reserve Members
Military members have more post-secondary education options available to them than ever before in the history of the military. Three of the main ones are: on-base, satellite and online. Each type has its own pros and cons, which must be considered carefully when choosing an enrollment option. The choice made can in part be driven by stationing location, time availability and desired degree major.